Dandelions are a natural liver cleanse and are full of essential minerals such as iron, potassium and beta-carotene, and vitamins A, C, and D, as well as many micronutrients like copper and zinc. Here is a recipe for Roasted Dandelion Root tea!
Growing tomatoes can be tricky in the cold climate and short warm season of the Pacific Northwest. Here are some things I have learned over the years that have helped me grow great tomatoes in the PNW.
This is microfarming at its best! Instead of tossing those old worn out Toms, transform them into hanging planters! They provide the perfect amount of root space for a small plant and just enough head space to give them room to grow.
Perfect for square foot gardeners or those growing food in small spaces - a tall, sturdy trellis that's quick and easy to put together and is easy on the eyes. It's a harp for the garden! Just wait until the peas start climbing up its strings!
Gutter gardens are a popular way to grow food in a small space. I started with strawberries, but I’m already planning to install more for leafy greens. If it’s a plant with a shallow root system, gutters are the perfect fit!